Churchill Scholarship

The Churchill Scholarship encourages the exchange of knowledge and ideas in science and technology between the US and Great Britain. This program enables outstanding American students to pursue a one-year graduate research degree in engineering, mathematics, and the physical and natural sciences at Churchill College, Cambridge University. The degree serves as excellent preparation for a PhD. Eligibility is limited to seniors and those who have graduated within the past 12 months who are U.S. citizens at the time of application.


U.S. citizens who will be seniors or have graduated within the past 12 months at the time of application.

Link to Official Website

When to apply

Applicants should begin the process in the Spring, which means that seniors should begin the process in Spring of junior year.

Next Steps:

  1. Review the eligibility requirements on this page to ensure that you are (or will be) eligible to apply.
  2. Review the calendar of events and deadlines on this page to ensure that the campus application deadlines have not passed.
  3. Complete the brief Declaration of Interest form and submit a resume to
  4. You will receive an invitation to join a Sakai site that will take you through the rest of the application process.

Calendar of Deadlines and Events:

April 1-30, 2019 Schedule an on campus meeting with Jenny Smith 
September 2019 Nomination Deadline